This Is Horror Reviews Arterial Bloom!

I love the people at This Is Horror. They do good, quality work. I’m thrilled to see their review for Arterial Bloom! Thank you all so much for such a wonderful, carefully thought-out interview. It made my day! You can read their review HERE.   Arterial Bloom is an anthology which is hard to pick flaws in. Each of its … Read More

Happy Launch Day, Arterial Bloom!

Today is the day! She rose out of blood, sweat, and tears, and she’s such a lovely beast. Happy Launch Day to Arterial Bloom. I couldn’t be more proud. Thanks to Joe from Crystal Lake, Todd Keisling for the art and interiors, the readers, proofers, and these amazing authors who allowed me to share their stories. We worked very hard … Read More

Arterial Bloom is Out Now! And an Online Scavenger Hunt!

Oh, my friends! My friends! It happened! Arterial Bloom released! Crystal Lake Publishing proudly presents Arterial Bloom, an artful juxtaposition of the magnificence and macabre that exist within mankind. Each tale in this collection is resplendent with beauty, teeth, and heart. Edited by the Bram Stoker Award-winning writer Mercedes M. Yardley, Arterial Bloom is a literary experience featuring 16 stories … Read More

Pre-Order the Arterial Bloom Anthology!

Oh, my friends! I am so incredibly excited for this day! You are able to pre-order the Arterial Bloom Anthology! Eeeeee! Pre-orders help the book make a bigger splash on release day, which helps get the word out a little bit more. You can pre-order here. Lush. Brutal. Beautiful. Visceral. Crystal Lake Publishing proudly presents Arterial Bloom, an artful juxtaposition … Read More

The Darkness Dwells Podcast Interviews Me!

Jason White and Michael Schutz from The Darkness Dwells Podcast are such cool guys. They have their fingers on the pulse of horror, they’re knowledgable, and they’re also kind. They consistently run one of my favorite podcasts, and I’m so delighted that they invited me on to discuss Women in Horror Month. This is what they have to say about … Read More

February is Women in Horror Month!

I love Women in Horror Month. Although women work in horror all year long (surprise!), I think it’s nice to take time out to specifically search out diversity in our reading and viewing. Michael Bailey¬†wrote a pretty comprehensive list of some fantastic female writers. There’s something here for everyone, so why don’t you swing by and pick up something new … Read More

Simon Dewar Interviews Me for WiHM.

Ah, Women in Horror Month. How I love it! The delightful Simon Dewar asks about my favorite women in horror, why WiHM is important to me, and what advice I’d hand out. Please stop by and check it out!¬†

This is Exactly Why We Need “Women In Horror Month,” You Jerk.

Well. I’m mad. I’m not trying to be inciting or hysterical. But I am angry. A “fellow” horror writer lambasted a dear friend and amazing woman for doing book signings while in costume and…I’m not quite sure what else. Being a woman? He said women were especially bad at trying to grab attention (“claiming” we’re horror writers when we aren’t) … Read More